How to train for something you’ve never done before

My company is doing a triathlon.

It’s optional, but pretty much everyone, of course, has trepidation about doing the race, which is why I offered up the relay option (teams of 3, with each person doing one leg of the race). The main point, yes, is just to get people moving, but I was really hoping to get more people to commit to doing the complete sprint distance race. It’s a great thing to train for because it requires commitment and discipline, and is by no means easy, but it’s a sight easier than doing a marathon, for example—and people train for those all the time. But, like I said, happy that people are getting out and doing something. Continue reading


Getting Back on the Horse

Sometimes, life just gets in the way. It can be any number of things: work, family, illness, or all three. No matter what it is, the point is that sometimes you can’t get a workout in—even for an extended period of time.

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A Whole New Kind of Love: Finding Your Swole Mate

Need an extra kick in the pants? It might be time to find yourself a workout buddy. Continue reading